Alan Kreider

Alan Kreider, one of the founders of the Anabaptist Network, died at home on 8 May 2017 after a short illness. He and Eleanor were Mennonite mission workers in England for thirty years until 2000 and were directors of the London Mennonite Centre for much of this time. A memorial service was held on 16 May at Prairie Street Mennonite Church in Elkhart. A podcast of this service is available on the church website.

Urban Expression seeks new team members

Urban Expression, a member of the Anabaptist Network of Organisations, is looking for people willing to move into urban communities to join their teams. Those who join will continue with their careers or find local jobs, and will commit to stay for at least three years in the local neighbourhood.

Is Religion Costing Us The Earth?

Saturday 3 June, Warwick Road URC, Coventry, 10.30 - 4.30

Through discussion, seminars, sharing food and creative worship we will explore key questions and reasons for hope for Christians engaging with environmental issues in the world today. Including contributions from:

Ruth Valerio - Global Advocacy and Influencing Director, Tearfund
Chris Walton - Green Christian Chaplain & Steering Group Member
Cherryl Hunt - Theologian and former molecular biologist
Joshua Searle - Tutor in Theology and Public Thought at Spurgeon’s College, London

Anabaptist Network in Ireland

Conversations are taking place to explore the development of an Anabaptist Network in Ireland.

There has been increasing interest in the Anabaptist tradition in various places in Ireland, so the time might be right to strengthen links and develop a network here.

If you are interested in knowing more about this, please contact Gordon McDade: gmcdade@btinternet.com

Birmingham study group

For several years the Anabaptist Network had a study group in Birmingham. This came to a natural end as people moved on, but a new group has just started, which plans to meet every 4-6 weeks. Nine people met in February for the first time.

If you are interested, please contact Mike Nimz: nimzcycles@gmail.com

Is Religion Costing Us The Earth?

The 2017 Anabaptist network conference, to be held in Coventry on Saturday 3 June, will be jointly sponsored with Green Christian, the Northumbria Community and Tearfund.

An opportunity to reflect on a range of environmental issues through discussion, seminars and input from various thinkers and practitioners.

A poster is at http://anabaptistnetwork.com/pdf/Ecoconferenceflyer.pdf

Come and join us if you can.

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